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Egg Production
on October 22, 2013
Egg Production

China, US dominate egg production again

Asia-Pacific region contributed more than half of world’s total egg production volume in 2012.

Between 2000 and 2012, world egg production increased by 28.4 percent or an average rate of 2.4 percent per year (Figure 1). In 2012, almost 1,230 billion eggs were produced from a laying flock of approximately 6.8 billion hens. In fact, over 90 percent of global egg production comprises eggs…

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